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Document Details


Title: Nils J. Nilsson
Local code: OH 155
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: The major portion of the interview is concerned specifically with his work in robotics during the period 1966-1971. He describes the significance and relationship of this work to the larger field of AI, particularly the intellectual problems it addressed and the enabling technologies it helped develop.
Extent: 18 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=210
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1989 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Nilsson, Nils J., 1933-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1933
Speaker occupation: Mechanical engineer; Researcher
Age at speaking: 56
Document location: Palo Alto, CA
Document date: 01-Mar-1989
Interviewer: Aspray, William
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Artificial intelligence; Computer software; Electric engineering; Engineering; Information technology; North America; Oral history; Robotics; Robotics laboratories; Software engineering; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0024019-25564